GENERAL INFORMATION

Staff Biography

Dr. Louis BartosheskyLouis E. Bartoshesky, M.D., MPH is a Pediatrician and Clinical Geneticist.

Dr. Bartoshesky earned his M.D. in 1970 from Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York. He received a master’s degree in public health in 1974 from the Harvard School of Public Health. He did a Pediatric internship at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and residency in pediatrics and fellowship in clinical genetics at the Boston Floating Hospital for Children, part of Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

After completing his post-graduate training, Dr. Bartoshesky stayed on at Floating Hospital as a staff pediatrician and clinical geneticist until 1986. During his time in Boston he also worked as a consultant in clinical genetics at hospitals around Massachusetts. He returned to his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware in 1986 where has practiced General in-patient pediatrics and Clinical Genetics at duPont Hospital for Children and at the Christiana Care Health System. (formerly know as the Medical Center of Delaware), as well as serving, since 1989,  as Medical Director of Genetics and Newborn Screening in the Delaware Division of Public Health

Dr. Bartoshesky was an assistant professor of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine from 1978 to 1986. He is currently Professor of Pediatrics at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He also has continued his own education, earning a master’s degree in liberal studies from the University of Delaware in 2006.

Dr. Bartoshesky has been President of the Delaware Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics; has served on committees of The American College of Medical Genetics (Former Chair of Public Health SIG and member Social-Ethical and Legal Issues); has been president of the Middle Atlantic Human Genetics Network; and is currently Co-PI of the New York-Mid Atlantic Collaborative for Genetics and Newborn Screening. He has served on the Board of a number of non-profit organizations with interests in Pediatrics and Genetics in Delaware including the March of Dimes Chapter, the Delaware Parent Information Center, the Coordinating Council for Children With Disabilities. He is chair of the transition committees at the duPont Hospital for Children and at Christiana Care Health Care System. He has served on and co-chaired ethics committees at duPont Hospital for Children and Christiana Care Health System.